LibriVox recording of The Story of Doctor Dolittle (version 3) by Hugh Lofting. Read in English by Karen Savage After his parrot Polynesia teaches him to speak animal languages, Doctor Dolittle decides to abandon his human practice, and become an animal doctor. - Summary by Karen Savage For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, animals, dolittle
LibriVox recording of The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting. Read in English by Karen Savage Doctor Dolittle and his friends travel to South America to meet the greatest naturalist in the New World. A note to listeners: This book was written in a different time, and as such, contains language and sentiments that are offensive to modern sensibilities. - Summary by Karen Savage For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, animals, dolittle
LibriVox recording of The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle, by Hugh Lofting. Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting. He is a doctor who shuns human patients in favour of animals, with whom he can speak in their own languages. He later becomes a naturalist, using his abilities to speak with animals to better understand nature and the history of the world.(summary from Wikipedia) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobooks, children, animals, adventure, lofting, dolittle Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
This is the first of the stories about the man who could talk to animals. The stories were taken from letters Lofting wrote home to his children while he served in World War I. They were later fleshed out and published. The text of this book may be found at www.gutenberg.com. Search authors for Lofting, Hugh. Topics: audio books, animal language, Dr. Dolittle, Hugh Lofting, children's stories, animals Source: www.storyspieler.com
In this episode, we turn our attention to the awards race, as this week sees the release of two films vying for Oscars, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's meditation on the theatre, "Birdman," and spirited Stephen Hawking drama "The Theory of Everything". We also take the opportunity to discuss the Producers Guild Award nominations and the winners from the National Society of Film Critics' annual round of voting, touching (lightly) upon a victory for Jean-Luc Godard, and... Topics: Oscars, best picture, best actress, best supporting actress, producers guild award nominations, pga...